Work stress may be killing you

If you've got too much on your plate at work or feel like you don't have control over your job, the stress may lead to depression or a higher risk of death.

George Vlahakis-Indiana • futurity
May 19, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: depression death stress jobs health-and-medicine managers

After trending on GitHub, time to be a manager?

When crowdsourcing goes really well, team leaders often need to rely on traditional organizational management structure to get the work done, research on GitHub finds.

Laurel Thomas-Michigan • futurity
April 28, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: business internet society-and-culture managers

After disaster, here’s how to manage volunteers

Two new studies reveal the best ways to manage volunteers in the wake of a disaster when there are lots of uncertainties.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
April 16, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: natural-disasters society-and-culture managers volunteers

7 things ease the switch to remote-only workplaces

An abrupt transition to a remote-only workplace poses challenges to both management and employees. Two experts explain what it takes to get it right.

Edmund L. Andrews-Stanford • futurity
April 10, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: business covid-19 internet jobs featured society-and-culture social-lives workplaces managers

Emotionally intelligent bosses can bring out your creativity

Bosses with high emotional intelligence make their workers feel happier and more creative, researchers say.

Yale • futurity
March 11, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: jobs motivation emotions featured society-and-culture social-lives managers creativity

Self-managed teams come with a serious warning

Self-managed teams "aren't as awesome as people think." The red flag is pay inequity.

Neil Schoenherr-WUSTL • futurity
July 15, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: gender money society-and-culture workplaces negotiations managers

If boss shoots down ideas, employees won’t speak up

Bosses who reject suggestions harshly can shut up their employees, research suggests.

Amy McCaig-Rice University • futurity
June 12, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: communication jobs society-and-culture social-lives workplaces managers

Getting close with employees can backfire on bosses

When bosses and employees get too close, it can cause issues for your work and your workplace.

Chuck Finder-WUSTL • futurity
Feb. 1, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: jobs society-and-culture social-lives workplaces managers

Checklist can tell if employee training really works

"There is a science of training and, surprisingly, most organizations are not aware of it or ignore it..."

Amy McCaig-Rice University • futurity
Nov. 21, 2018 ~3 min

Tags: learning jobs society-and-culture workplaces managers

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